Week in Westminster
WiW: How well is our democracy working?12/20/14
Peter Oborne of the Daily Telegraph asks if our democratic system really represents us and what challenges are posed by the increasing popularity of e-democracy.
WiW: The Thorny Issues of Poverty and Devolution
Tom Newton-Dunn of the Sun looks at how Parliament gets to grips with the thorny issues of poverty and devolution
WiW: Is the economy still voters' Number One issue?
Steve Richards of the Independent on what the autumn statement means for the general election, and how Lib Dems and Conservatives will compete for votes in marginal seats.
WPR: Keeping your word
Helen Lewis of the New Statesman considers politicians and promises. Also, what's the new SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, like? And former Speaker, Betty Boothroyd, stands up for the Palace of Westminster.
WiW: Religion in schools.
After this week's row in Cabinet, what's the place of religion in schools? A former Home Secretary reflects on rows in Cabinet. Why can't we build enough houses? And what the world of gambling can teach MPs.
WPR: Beyond Westminster 02 June 2012
Former England cricketer Edward Smith examines the Government's sports policy. Should it be primarily designed to deliver glory on the field or used as a tool for social cohesion?
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